Film Biz Recycling (FBR) is a not-for-profit organization, creating socially responsible and sustainable solutions from media industry waste.
With a membership including some of the leading post houses in New York, the Post New York Alliance is the first such group to pull together competitive facilities towards constructing a common good. In this case that good was to help move a postproduction tax credit successfully through the New York legislature. The PNYA will also participate in various training programs aimed at building up the skill set of employees and interested youngsters alike. Looks like just the sort of group that can take the City to a new level of postproduction chops. Now if they can just put on an annual tech conference like the Hollywood Post Alliance does…
Mission Statement New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) is a nonprofit membership organization for professional women in film, television and digital media. A champion of women’s rights, achievements and points of view in the entertainment industry, NYWIFT is an educational forum for media professionals, and a network for the exchange of information and […]
Founded in 1971, Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is a nonprofit arts organization that is a leading international resource for video and media art. A pioneering advocate for media art and artists, EAI’s core program is the distribution and preservation of a major collection of over 3,500 new and historical video works by artists. For 40 […]
The New York Production Alliance was founded in 1998 by a group of film and television industry leaders. Their objective was to form a trade association to promote, expedite and expand production and post production in New York. By 2000, the alliance had grown to 44 member groups including craft and talent unions, productions companies, […]
As it’s part of the CUNY system, Brooklyn College’s upcoming grad program in film will be significantly cheaper than comparable degrees at schools such as Columbia’s School of the Arts and NYU’s Tisch when it launches in the fall of 2014. The Graduate School will be housed inside of Steiner Studios, the largest American film and television production studio outside of Hollywood.
Long noted for turning out top screen writers, Columbia offers a New York Ivy league film education with profs like Focus Features head James Schamus, Mira Nair and Oscar winner Milos Forman. Indie exec Ira Deutchman now heads the program; he’s a good measure of the school’s move towards artists who champion “story and collaboration” as the Hollywood Reporter has it.
A beacon of activist documentary instruction, production and screening since its founding in Lower Manhattan in 1972, DCTV remains a great place to learn production and post. Its rental offerings also brings good gear into the price range of anyone who has to pay out of their own pockets.
WHAT IS THE INDEPENDENT FILM SCHOOL? In 2006, after playing a key role in various writing groups, I invited folks to an impromptu screenwriting workshop. Eight people showed up. Word got out about my knack for training writers and within two years, several hundred writers had been to my workshops. As I went on to […]
The International Film Institute of New York (IFI) was founded to provide high quality, low cost education in all aspects of film-making: screenwriting, directing, producing, cinematography, and editing. Digital technology is utilized in both production and post-production disciplines, along with a thorough grounding in all applications of conventional film techniques. The all-inclusive curriculum combines classroom […]